Ryland Barton

Ryland Barton

Capitol Bureau Chief

Ryland Barton is the Capitol bureau chief for Kentucky Public Radio. He's covered politics and state government for NPR member stations KWBU in Waco and KUT in Austin. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Texas. He grew up in Lexington.

Judge Orders Rowan County Clerk To Resume Issuing Marriage Licenses Aug. 31
Without Ballot Initiative, Medicinal Marijuana Has a Much Harder Path in Kentucky
Bevin Refuses To Say Whether He Will Attend Private Coal Retreat
Defying Judge’s Order, Rowan County Clerk Denies Marriage License To Same-Sex Couple
Field of Candidates For LRC Director Narrowed To 10
Judge Orders Rowan County Clerk To Resume Issuing Marriage Licenses
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After First Year of New Test, GED Diplomas Drop By 77 percent
Kentucky Pays Off $972 Million Loan For Unemployment Benefits Seven Years Early
Online Voter Registration Could Be Coming to Kentucky
Kentucky Politicians Mum On Jefferson Davis Statue After Vote
Details Released In LRC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settlement
Indicted Political Operative Departs Posts For Kentucky Candidates
Rowan County Clerk Sues Beshear Over Marriage Licenses
Commission Votes To Keep Jefferson Davis Statue In Kentucky Capitol Rotunda